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Diary of Brigham Young, page 076

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Identifier diary_brigham_young.xml
Title Diary of Brigham Young 1857
Creator Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
Subject Mormons; Diaries
Subject Local Utah--Governors; Mormon Church--Presidents; Mormons--United States--Biography; Utah War, 1857-58
Description This publication is the first printing of a complete diary of the Mormon leader. It provides good insight into Brigham Young's interests and activities, but very little little information about his personal life. Edited and introduction by Everett L. Cooley.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Contributors Cooley, Everett L. (editor)
Date 1980
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Format Creation Digital images scanned at 8-bit grayscale on an Epson Expression 836XL flatbed scanner, and saved as uncompressed TIFF files at 3366 x 5370 pixels resolution. Display GIF files generated In PhotoShop.
Source Diary of Brigham Young, 1857
Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West, no. 10
Coverage 1857
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Holding Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Source Physical Dimensions 15.5 cm x 23.5 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Cover Book
Scanning Device Epson Expression 836XL Flatbed Scanner
Resolution TIFF: 3366 x 5370 pixels
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Bit Depth Text: 1-bit / Images: 8-bit (grayscale)
Scanning Technician Clifton Brooks; Karen Edge
Metadata Cataloger Clifton Brooks; Karen Edge; Jan Robertson
Call Number BX 8695 Y7 A33 1980
ARK ark:/87278/s6t152wp
Topic Mormons; Diaries; Letters; Mormon pioneers
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 329270
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6t152wp

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Title Diary of Brigham Young, page 076
Description Monday 7. Attended to the usual buisness of the day. Councilling sundry of the brethren. Wrote to Isaac Bullock revokeing the council to evacuate Ft Supply this Season.?' 4&t- -tiBHeA Tuesday 8 at 9 A.M. Started up City creek Kanyon-for the pur- pose of measureing the Road ect. returned 3 P.M. learned on return the Elders N. V. Jones & Bryant Stringham had come in from Deer creek. They brought in as a passanger-Captain Stewart Van Vliet assistant quartermaster-General Harneys Staff.`8 I learned that to establish a post. The names of those "wishing to volunteer" appear 13 September 1847, Manuscript History, p. 513. TiSee footnote 42. TsThere are numerous contemporary accounts of Captain Stewart Van Vliet's visit to Salt Lake to make arrangements for supplies, quarters, and a location for a camp for the approaching army. He was well received and showed himself to be a diplomat when pressed for an answer of what the army's purpose was. Van Vliet tactfully explained that he had no instructions other than "to contract for supplies" for the army. See 9 September 1857, Manuscript History, pp. 474, 475, 480-81; 8 September 1857, Young Journal, August 1852-December 24, 1857, pp. 302, 304; 9 September 1857, Woodruff Journal; 9 September 1857, Kesler Diary, No. 1. Van Vliet, having been given a tour of the existing military reserve in Rush Valley established by Colonel E. J. Steptoe when he wintered in Utah in 1853 and given an opportunity to meet with a large audience of Mormons, began his return on September 14 to report to his commanding officer, General Harney. On his eastward journey he was accompanied by Dr. John M. Bemhisel who was returning to Washington as Utah delegate to Congress. Van Vliet left with the conviction that the entry of troops into Salt Lake Valley would be resisted, no supplies would be avail- able to the army, and if the troops forced their way into the Valley of the Great Salt Lake they would find a wasteland.
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Source Diary of Brigham Young, 1857
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 329025
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6t152wp/329025